Best Quick Eats in Budapest

March 2, 2017 | Christopher Rudman
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The best, and tastiest places to grab a quick bite on the move in Budapest.

Best Quick Eats in Budapest


Grabbing a bite to eat isn’t always an easy task when you’re on the move, exploring a new city, soaking in the sights and culture, getting involved in fun activities or taking a quick food break from making new lifelong friends in the ruin bars and amazing nightlife. Fortunately, we’ve put together a where to go list of the best, and tastiest places to grab a quick bite on the move in Budapest.


BORS GASZTROBAR


Bors Gasztrobar

Since its opening in 2012, Bors Gasztrobar has really made a name for itself amongst the top street food venders in Budapest. With their award winning sandwich-and-soup combinations, Bors has gained a lot of popularity amongst the locals and travellers throughout the city. Each day they offer, new, unique, and tasty soups as well as delicious sandwiches, each with carefully, hand selected ingredients to provide a mouth watering meal you can easily eat on the go. Being two doors down from the most famous ruin bars in Budapest, Szimpla, also makes this a great choice for a quick bite.


STREET FOOD KARAVAN


Street Food Karavan

Turning an unused parking lot into something so much more, the team behind Karavan made the ingenious idea to fill it with various street food vendors. Filling the whole vacant lot and turning it into an open air street food delight in the heart of Budapest. This community of food and drink offers a wide selection of choices, from burgers, to Hungarian cuisine, Mexican to a full bar - meaning no matter what your mood, there’s something for you here. They also provide shelter and heat during those cold winter months, but be aware that the entire complex is closed between January and March. It is also located in the heart of the nightlife area of Budapest so you won’t have to venture far from your activities for a crazy night out at the ruin bars nearby.


W35


W35

Your one-stop shop for American and Mexican cuisine, W35 is great place to pick up anything from burgers of various delicious meats to hot and spicy burritos and quesadillas. They offer quick, friendly service, reasonable prices and charming decor. No matter whether your stay is one day or several weeks, this is definitely a place to check out.


FUNKY PHO


Funky Pho

Taking a different approach to street food in Budapest, Funky Pho offers top notch, award winning Vietnamese food with quirky and fun art work all over, great music while you eat, and quality service. Vegan, lactose free, and Gluten free meals are also available as well a wide range of Hungarian craft beers to wash down your delicious food. Whether you love Vietnamese or have never tried it, treat yourself to something different.


MEAT AND SAUCE


Meat and Sauce

Exactly what it says on the label, Meat and Sauce offers hearty, mouth watering, meat filled sandwiches with a unique, saucy twist. On top of hand selected ingredients for the various types of filling, they also come with an option to dunk the entire sandwich sandwich in gravy or sauce, to add extra flavour and juiciness to an already delicious meal.


PIZZICA


Pizzica
Last, but certainly not least, this interesting little place offers, arguably, some of the best pizza slices in Budapest. Just a few small steps from the famous ruin bar Instant, Pizzica offers lots, with their interesting square shape slices, unusual and quirky topping choices, and exemplary service, this is a must visit place. They also offer delightful ‘Pizzica’ t-shirts for sale to take the memory home with you.

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